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Where the Red Fern Grows Character Descriptions

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Character Descriptions

This section provides a short description of all the major characters in the book. This can be printed out as a study guide for students, used as a "key" for leading a class discussion, or you can jump to the quiz/homework section to find worksheets that incorporate these descriptions into a variety of question formats.


Billy Colman - The oldest sibling in the family, this character wants a pair of redbone hounds more than anything. Through two years of hunting experience, this character matures, learning to face increasingly more serious challenges.

Papa Colman - This hardworking has dedicated himself to farming his land in the Ozarks and helping make his family's dreams come true.

Mama Colman - This gentle character loves and worries about the protagonist constantly. This character also makes a coonskin hat for the protagonist.

Grandpa Colman - This character owns the general store...

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